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First Glimpse of Avatar at Animal Kingdom

We now have an idea of what the world of Avatar’s Pandora will look like at Animal Kingdom. Disney announced plans for the land in September 2011 following a partnership with Avatar director James Cameron and Lightstorm Entertainment. Imagineers continue...

A-Z Coaster of the Week: Expedition Everest

This week we travel to the sunny state of Florida for the “E” coaster of the week: Expedition Everest. Opened in 2006 at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom theme park, Expedition Everest quickly became an iconic Disney attraction, and brought...

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Walt Disney World Holiday Celebrations

One of the primary reasons for making our trip to Disney World in December (besides checking out New Fantasyland) was to see some of the holiday celebrations and events. It’s an especially enchanting time of the year! Cinderella’s Castle as...

Backyard Zipline by Disney

Who wouldn’t want a zipline in their own backyard, complete with a splash pool finale? In this episode of HGTV’s My Yard Goes Disney show, the Krantz family’s backyard receives an Animal Kingdom-inspired makeover with a zipline coaster centerpiece. I’m...

Dan Guy Interview: Part II

Today we continue our interview with Penn State Mechanical Engineering student Dan Guy. In case you missed it, click here to read part one. C101: How complicated is it to drive the monorail at Walt Disney World? Doesn’t it have...

The Wilds: Ohio’s Animal Kingdom

Some of my favorite theme parks to visit are ones which include animal encounters, specifically parks with safari like adventures, such as Busch Gardens Tampa or Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Unfortunately for me, I live in Ohio and am not able...

Avatar coming to Disney parks

Plans for Animal Kingdom’s Beastly Kingdom may no more, but Disney announced today that they have announced a creative partnership with James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment to bring Avatar to Disney parks: “We have great news to share today. At a...

Orlando 2010: Animal Kingdom Trip Report

The last day of a vacation is usually bittersweet for me. I’m ready to return home and see friends and family, but leaving your getaway destination is always difficult, especially when that destination is the Walt Disney World resort. Our...